Reducing health spending by means of innovative workflow & technology.

The population over 60 is expected to double to 22 percent, reaching 2.1 billion from 2000 to 2050.  Dr. William Haseltine discusses his new book “Aging Well” that looks at ways to support the health and well-being of older adults and offers caregivers, policymakers, and healthcare leaders insights into reducing health spending especially by means of innovative workflow and novel digital health technology.

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Updox – A fax free future in healthcare

Michael Morgan, CEO of Updox, a single collaboration platform of digital document management for out-of-hospital healthcare providers, discusses how healthcare can break free of the hold paper-based fax has on provider communications.  He talks about how much time and money fax costs the average provider, how fax errors can leave protected patient information exposed, how greater interoperability between systems will cut down on fax use and why holdouts to going fax-free will still exist.

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30-Day Thriver Challenge Supports Those With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Celebrity fitness trainer Anna Kaiser, Founder of AKT, partnered with Lilly in October 2018 to create “The Thriver Movement”   She is kicking off the new year with the 30-day Thriver Challenge to help bring awareness and support to people living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC). The purpose of the challenge is to provide 30 days of mindfulness activities and “life hacks” for and by the community coming out of the busy holiday season and into a new year to encourage self-care, empowerment, and inspiration for women and men living with MBC. She is joined by  Christine Hodgdon, Patient Advocate for MBC. For more information, please visit: moreformbc.com Provided by Eli Lilly and Company

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Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and Dry January

Start the New Year off on a healthy note.  Dr. George Koob, Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) discusses possible signs to an alcohol use disorder (AUD) and if taking part in “Dry January” (not drinking any alcohol during the month) can be a healthy step.  He also talks about the newest treatment options now available, including medication and behavioral treatments by health providers and the role of mutual support groups.

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LeadingReach – Web-based software healthcare solutions

Curtis Gattis, Co-founder and CEO of LeadingReach discusses the company’s low cost, high-value software solutions that empower healthcare professionals to ensure patients get the right care from the right providers faster, easier, and more cost-effectively than ever before.  From the largest health systems to independent offices LeadingReach helps care teams more effectively communicate with each other while monitoring and facilitating care transitions. The company also empowers patients with a better experience and access to happier, healthier lives.

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Finding the right clinical trial for cancer

Tzvia Bader, co-founder, and CEO talks about TrialJectory, a first-of-its-kind AI-powered platform that uses self-reported clinical data to match cancer patients with clinical trials and removes barriers to advanced treatment options.  Tzvia is a cancer survivor and knows first hand what it’s like to be in search of the right clinical study. This service will allow all patients, regardless of where they are or their income level, to have access to the most up-to-date treatments.

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Roji Health Intelligence – how consumers fit into healthcare reform

Theresa (Terry) Hush, CEO of Roji Health Intelligence, a company that is helping to improve the quality of healthcare by enabling better decisions through integrated data, discusses her mission to give doctors/healthcare providers the right information to make smarter patient decisions while reducing healthcare costs.  She also talks about why patient experience needs to move beyond convenience and responsiveness.

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